Category SABA News

Join us on July 25, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for a fun summer mixer in Orange County, hosted by McGlinchey Stafford LLP.  Food & drinks will be provided as you mingle with fellow Orange County legal professionals. Individuals who join SABA-SC at the event will receive a discount on their membership.  RSVP to dtexidor@mcglinchey.com by July 22.
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July 10, 2019, 7:30 pm, Los Angeles From writer/director/producer Gurinder Chadha (“Bend It Like Beckham”) comes the inspirational drama “Blinded by the Light,” set to the music and lyrics of Bruce Springsteen’s timeless songs. “Blinded by the Light” is a joyful story of courage, love, hope, family and the unique ability of music to lift the human spirit. The film ...
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SABA-SC warmly congratulates its past president and the co-Chair of its Steering Committee, the Honorable Rupa S. Goswami, Los Angeles Superior Court, for being selected to serve on Governor Gavin Newsom’s Judicial Selection Advisory Committee (JSAC) for Los Angeles County. This is an incredible honor and reflective of Judge Goswami's history of professional excellence and commitment to the legal community.  ...
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On June 27, 2019, SABA-SC organized a panel presentation for On Campus Interviewing.  The event was hosted by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP in Downtown Los Angeles. Vandana Kapur, of Davis Wright Tremaine began the evening with introductory remarks.  The panelists, Purvi Patel, Ashe Puri, Gopi Panchapakesan, and Labdhi Sheth, shared their experiences with the interviewing process and insights into hiring ...
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SABA-SC members had a strong presence at this year’s SABA-North America Annual Conference in Atlanta, which was attended by nearly 500 individuals from across the country.  The conference, which was held June 20 to 23, 2019, included a variety of panels, an opportunity for attendees to volunteer and give back to the community via SABA North America’s new SABA Cares ...
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The 2019 application for California ChangeLawyers’ 1L Diversity Scholarship is now open. Recently admitted law students embarking on their first year of law school are invited to apply by 5pm PST on Monday, June 24, 2019 by visiting the scholarship webpage. The $7,500 scholarship to be applied towards expenses related to the first year of law school is available to ...
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The horrific attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have killed almost 300 victims and injured hundreds more.  SABA-SC stands with the people of Sri Lanka in this trying time. We strongly condemn the loss of innocent life and the deliberate targeting of civilians based on religion and/or ethnicity, particularly on a day of peace and ...
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On April 18, SABA-SC and the Western Justice Center co-sponsored a Q&A session with Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The Q&A was moderated by Kalpana Srinivasan (Susman Godfrey), with opening remarks by Tanya Acker and Elissa Barrett. Judge Srinivasan spoke about his experience living the American dream and he gave valuable advice ...
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Anjula Singh, the Executive Director of SABA North America, is looking for a pro bono or low-cost translator to translate about 450 words (about 25 sentences) from Bengali to English for evidence in an LGBT asylum claim. A certified translation is not required. The request is made on behalf of Transcend Arizona. If anyone is able to help, please contact ...
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Moderator: Kalpana Srinivasan (Susman Godfrey LLP) Thursday, April 18, 2019 Event Recap and Photos Please join the South Asian Bar Association of SoCal and the Western Justice Center for a Q&A discussion with D.C. Circuit Judge Sri Srinivasan on April 18, 2019. The event will be hosted at the downtown offices of O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Judge Srinivasan grew up in ...
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